HR Most Influential Podcast 3.5: Taking the pulse

Tiger de Souza, suicide prevention charity Samaritans' executive director of people and culture, joins the podcast to discuss how HR can consciously, intentionally build communication with its...

New episode: 'Taking the pulse' in a hybrid working age

A new episode of the HR Most Influential podcast has gone live, featuring Tiger de Souza, executive director of people and culture at suicide prevention charity Samaritans.

Six top tips for navigating challenging conversations in the workplace

For professionals working in HR, handling difficult conversations is a vital skill.

Brewdog fires Asian employee who swore after finding EDL in bar

Representatives of the hospitality business Brewdog fired an Asian employee who expressed concern when she found members of the English Defence League (EDL) meeting in the bar she worked in, the...

Poor communication in recruitment biggest 'red flag' for candidates

Over half (57%) of employees said a lack of communication was the biggest red flag that gave them a negative impression of an employer during the hiring process, a survey by HR software provider HiBob...

Sainsbury’s manager wins tribunal over International Men’s Day post

Daren Cooper, a manager at Sainsbury’s supermarket, has won a disability harassment claim after he was not included in an ‘International Men’s Day’ post sent to colleagues and published on LinkedIn.

Best of HR books: June 2024

We delve into the latest book releases for HR professionals.

Why you need to keep your finger on the pulse

Change is inevitable. But how do you interpret the impact of change on an organisation, and respond to the challenges it brings?

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How to be successful in the first 90 days

What should HR professionals in a new role do to ensure success?

CIPD Festival of Work 2024: Day one round up

The CIPD 2024 Festival of Work began at the Excel centre in London yesterday (12 June). Here are some of the highlights and what you may have missed from day one of the event.

Media attention fears stopped 2013 Post Office Horizon investigation

Paula Vennells, former Post Office CEO, decided against conducting a review into the Horizon IT scandal in 2013, fearing that it would make front-page news, the inquiry heard last Thursday (23 May).

"How can they be so stupid?"

How can leaders move from a position of frustration to one where we help people make better decisions?